Asus SABERTOOTH X79

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus SABERTOOTH X79  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140725
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 09:50
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-3970X-$843
LGA2011, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
78% Very good
SC Int 96.1
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 377
QC Float 386
QC Mixed 372
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 750
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
PNY(196E 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 300
Parallax 347
102% 322 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 293
Splatting 232
104% 244 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$25
197GB free
Firmware: SC13 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 88.9
Write 68.9
Mixed 72.9
58% 76.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.18
4K Mixed 0.05
13% 0.11 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 2x8GB
2 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
49.5% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 16.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.3
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical SABERTOOTH X79 Builds (Compare 2,410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH X79 - $356

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,235
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